Year: 1988 Source: Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, v.18, no.1, (Spring 1988), p.55-65 SIEC No: 19880517

From a global viewpoint, the author discusses suicide in relation to the aged. Among the aspects covered are rates of suicide in Finland; methods employed; environmental factors & economic insecurity with an emphasis on loss & loneliness; self esteem; aging & body image; & depression. (GW)